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iPhone Error 53 Prompts Lawsuit Against Apple
How eBay's Kylin Tool Makes Sense Of Big Data
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Women Execs Boost Company Profits, Study Finds
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iPhone 7 Vs. Galaxy S7: Comparing Smartphone Rumors
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Samsung's newest smartphone flagship, the Galaxy S7, will arrive Feb. 21, while the iPhone 7 rumor mill will continue to churn through September. What are the best rumors about each? Here's a brief list.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/13/2016
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AT&T Plans 5G Technology Tests Later This Year
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
AT&T is planning to test super speedy 5G technologies by the end of the year in homes and offices in Austin. The 5G testing comes at a time when data-hogging video that can slow networks down accounts for more than half of the data traffic on AT&T's networks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/13/2016
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Windows 10 Update Site, IoT Incubation: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft this week launched a website for Windows 10 updates, gave Insiders a new preview option, and announced a total of 74 Android device partners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/13/2016
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Name That Toon: Dark Reading Caption Contest
Marilyn Cohodas, Community Editor, Dark Reading
Commentary
Take part in our brand new cartoon caption contest. Join the fun and maybe you’ll win a prize.
By Marilyn Cohodas Community Editor, Dark Reading, 2/13/2016
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Valentine's Day Inspires DDoS Attacks Against Online Florists
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Security vendor Imperva says it has observed a sharp increase in automated bot traffic directed at florist sites.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/13/2016
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Quick Guide To Cyber Insurance Shopping
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Experts offer their opinions on important due diligence tasks when procuring cyber insurance.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/12/2016
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Ukraine Railway, Mining Company Attacked With BlackEnergy
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Weeks after the malware played a role in a massive power outage in the Ukraine, BlackEnergy and its cohort KillDisk were used in other attacks as well, Trend Micro says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/12/2016
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iPhone Error 53 Prompts Lawsuit Against Apple
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Following on reports of the iPhone Error 53, Apple is being taken to task for bricking the iPhones of consumers who sought out cheaper repairs. Attorneys are asking users to join a class action lawsuit against the company.
By Eric Zeman , 2/12/2016
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Perceptions Of IT Risk Changing In Business Ranks
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Business leaders increasingly see IT risk as huge, but policy making and visibility still lag.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/12/2016
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How eBay's Kylin Tool Makes Sense Of Big Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
When eBay needed to gain more value out of masses of Hadoop data, the company created its own an open source tool called Kylin. Now Kylin is an Apache Foundation project.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/12/2016
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Man Admits To Laundering $19.6 Million in Hacking, Telecom Fraud Scam
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Hacking increasingly being used as a way to enhance a variety of other criminal endeavors.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/12/2016
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Google Plans VR Headset That Won't Rely On Smartphones
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The race for dominance of the virtual reality market continues as Google plans to introduce a more sophisticated headset to market. Unlike Cardboard, this new VR headset won't rely on a smartphone, according to reports.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/12/2016
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Cybersecurity & Healthcare: Does Cybersecurity Act Help or Hurt?
Jay Trinckes, Senior Practice Lead, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Coalfire
Commentary
Without adequate resources, the new Cybersecurity Act of 2015 Act is merely a snapshot in time that does little to safeguard sensitive medical information.
By Jay Trinckes Senior Practice Lead, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Coalfire, 2/12/2016
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Women Execs Boost Company Profits, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Companies with more women in executive positions correlated with increased profitability, according to a new study.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/12/2016
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Google Runs Custom Networking Chips
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google engineers contributed open source code to the LLVM compile project, revealing the company's use of in-house silicon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/12/2016
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Transforming An Antiquated Business Intelligence Process
Rich Wagner, President and CEO of Prevedere
Commentary
The personal story of how one executive transformed an unused business intelligence system.
By Rich Wagner President and CEO of Prevedere, 2/12/2016
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10 Ways To Geek Out Your Valentine's Day
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Valentine's Day is upon us, so it's time to come up with the ultimate plan for that special geek in your life. From cool activities to got-to-have gifts, here are 10 ideas for the perfect geek-tastically romantic day.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/12/2016
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Congress Passes Judicial Redress Act, UK Snoopers' Charter Gets Closer Look
Dark Reading Staff,
News
European citizens win right to sue the Americans over privacy violations, while Britain ponders new ways to commit privacy violations.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/11/2016
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Microsoft: 74 Device Partners Will Bring Office To Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is finding new routes to mobile success by partnering with 74 device makers to bring its apps and services, including Office, to Android tablets and smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/2016
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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100: Dedicated Processor For Wearables
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Qualcomm's newly released Snapdragon Wear 2100 is a new processor platform that will power the next generation of Android Wear smart devices. The chipmaker also detailed new platforms for smartphones and tablets.
By Eric Zeman , 2/11/2016
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